Hispanic Heritage Month is a month-long celebration from September 15 to October 15 of Hispanic and Latino history and culture. This month gives extra recognition to the many contributions made to the history and culture of the United States, including important advocacy work, vibrant art, popular and traditional foods, and much more.
National Education Association: Lessons, activities, videos, and more.
Colorin Colorado: Information, puzzles, biographies for English language learners. In English and Spanish.
EdPuzzle (Grades 2-12): Teach your students about the origins of the holiday and inspirational Hispanic Americans with this Edpuzzle Original video lesson. This lesson includes teacher-written embedded questions that prompt students to analyze an image, identify regions on a map, and summarize what they know about Hispanic Heritage Month.
Google Arts & Culture: Google Arts & Culture is spotlighting a variety of meaningful topics, including the vibrant and rhythmic world of Caribbean salsa music, the impact of Latinos with disabilities and the long history of Indigenous Mexico.
Hispanic Heritage Month Resources: Explore the National Museum of the American Latino’s collection of Hispanic Heritage Month resources.
Nuestra América: 30 Inspiring Latinas/Latinos Who Have Shaped the United States (For Middle and High School): Nuestra América is a fully illustrated anthology from the Smithsonian Latino Center. It features the inspiring stories of thirty Latina/o/xs. It celebrates their contributions to the United States.
Common Sense Education: Videos, articles and activities
PBS Kids: All about the holidays video